A great achievement by UC Browser, it hits 500 million downloads on Play Store. No doubt Google Chrome, Opera and Mozilla Firefox are one of the favorite browsers among smartphone users but UC Browser is become more and more popular.
UC Browser which is originally launched in 2004 was developed by UCWeb which is a Chinese mobile internet company owned by the Alibaba Group. The browser is available in almost all major platforms which include, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Java, Symbian and BlackBerry OS.
Alibaba Group has put lots of effort in promoting this browser through paid promotions and TV commercials mostly in Asian countries. A special feature of UC Browser highlighted by Google Play is the “Cricket Card Feature” which provides live cricket scores. Other features include Fast Downloads, Small Window Mode, Facebook Mode, Ad-Block and Data Saving.
Source: Android Police